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There are many different ways to get the latest information. Our hope with this page is to provide you with best news sources for the district, schools, athletics, parent groups and activities. Please refer to this page for official links to Walton-Verona ISD news and communications.

Proposed Walton-Verona Intermediate School
The Board approved the initial schematics of the proposed Walton-Verona Intermediate School (link to plans here). This is just one step in the process to make this new school a reality for our children, parents, and community.

Our Local Planning Committee (LPC) which was comprised of teachers, parents, and community members reviewed multiple sources of data including the significant growth our community has experienced over the past 20 years. Our LPC created our District Facilities Plan (DFP) which outlines any construction or renovation projects in our district for the next 5 years. This DFP was approved by our local Board of Education and was also approved by the Kentucky Board of Education. This DFP listed the construction of a new Intermediate School as our number one priority.

This new school is needed due to the growth our community continues to experience. As of today, the enrollment at our elementary is at 686 students with our total district enrollment being 1870. We currently have 1 class that meets in a mobile unit at our elementary, and next year there will need to be 2 classes that meet in mobile units. On our Walton Campus, our 8th grade classes currently meet in the high school wing. When our new Intermediate School opens, it will contain our 4th and 5th grades which will ease the crowding at both our elementary and on our Walton campus. Over time, the Intermediate School can be expanded as needed to accommodate additional growth.

The approval of these schematics is just one step in a long process that will culminate in the opening of WVIS. There are several hurdles that remain. We will bid the project out in August, with our Board of Education potentially awarding the project in September. 

Those that have lived in Walton-Verona all their lives can attest that our community has experienced significant growth during the past 20 years. One of the things that makes our school district unique is that we are the geographically largest independent district in Kentucky at 26.5 square miles. So, despite the growth of the past 20 years, we still have lots of room to grow even more. This project is not about the next 2 or 3 years, it is about the next 20 or 30 years. Our children deserve the smaller learning environment that has characterized our district, and WVIS will help us preserve that special aspect of our school district and community.

WVHS Quest 2022
Quest is a unique opportunity for Walton Verona High School students that allows them to travel to a variety of locations within the country. This year we traveled to Denver, Colorado, then drove up through Wyoming to Yellowstone. To learn more about their trip click here. To watch their video presentation click here.

School Doors Open

WVES doors open at 8:15 a.m.
WVMS\WVHS doors open at 7:30 a.m.

Online Registration is now available
Walton-Verona ISD has been working the Kentucky Department of Education and surrounding school districts to provide online registration. Online registration can provide a more convenient and better experience for the school community and help maintain current contact information for students and their guardians. Please visit our online registration page here.

The Mirror
The Mirror is the official print newspaper of Walton-Verona Independent Schools and is produced quarterly.  This publication is proudly produced by Journalism students at Walton-Verona High School under the supervision of Mrs. Jamiee Sampson. You can find current and archived issues here.

Infinite Campus Parent Portal Information

The Kentucky Department of Education is excited to inform you Infinite Campus has two new and improved mobile apps: Campus Student (for students) and Campus Parent (for parents). Download your free app for real-time access to grades, assignments, attendance, schedules, announcements and more.

If you do not have a Portal account, please notify your child's school or send your legal name, phone number, email address and child's name to [email protected] and we will create an account for you. For more information visit our Infinite Campus page here.

NWEA Resources for Parents
What is the NWEA Assessment? NWEA’s computerized adaptive tests are called Measure of Academic Progress, or MAP. When taking a MAP test, the difficulty of each question is based on how well a student answers all the previous questions.  As the student answers correctly, questions become more difficult.  If the student answers incorrectly, the questions become easier.  In an optimal test, a student answers approximately half the items correctly and half incorrectly.  The final score is an estimate of the student’s achievement level. For NWEA Parent Resources visit this page.

There is also a warmup or practice test you can take at home or school. Link Here.

WVISD Official Social Media Accounts
Below is a list of accounts we provide so you don't have to find them within the site. You may subscribe to each one from the feed itself.

Youtube
WaltonVeronaISD (District and School Channel)

Twitter
@MattBakerWV (District Superintendent)
@WVISDDPP (Director of Pupil Personnel)
@WVBearcats (Athletics)
@WVISTransport (Transportation Department)
@WaltonVeronaHS (High School)
@WVMSprincipal (Middle School)
@WVESBearcats (Elementary School)
@WVReads (WV Media Center)

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Walton-Verona HS PTSA (High School)
Walton-Verona MS PTSA (Middle School)
Walton-Verona ES PTA (Elementary School)
Walton-Verona FRYSC (Walton and Verona)

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